Botanical name: Oldenlandia corymbosa Family: Rubiaceae (Coffee family)
Synonyms: Hedyotis corymbosa
Diamond Flower is an annual herb with ascending or erect stems which are 4-angled. Linear-oblong or narrowly elliptic, almost stalkless leaves are 1-3.5 cm long and 1.5-7 mm wide, rough on margins. Midrib of the leaf is prominently visible. Flowers are borne in 2-8 flowered cymes in leaf axils. Flowers are white or faintly pinkish-purplish, on slender stalks 4-8 mm long. Flower tube is about 2 mm long, with 4 petals. Stamens are inserted just above the base of the tube. Capsule is about 2 x 2 mm, flattened at apex, slightly laterally compressed. Diamond Flower is found in found all over the tropical world. It is also found in the Himalayas.
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